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Deceased Name: Phyllis Ann Kessler Gershgol

MN United States


Kessler (Gershgol) Phyllis Ann, 72, of Las Vegas passed away April 22, 2008. She was born in Duluth, on Jan. 6, 1936 to David and Ruth Gershgol of Gershgol Family Markets. Survived by husband, Morris (Moishe) Klevansky; sons, Irvin (Rob) Kessler and wife, Barb, and Rick Kessler; brothers, Gerald Gershgol, Stanley (Ricki) Gershgol; grandchildren, Brett, Bari, and Ben Kessler; special 'baby', Shaina; and many loving family and friends. Phyllis was an avid bridge player and was a Life Master. She played on the Israeli National Team while she lived in Israel for several years. She was also an excellent poker player, and won the Binyans World Series of Poker Women's Championship in 1993. She brought an abundance of joy to her family and friends. Special thanks to Phyllis' caregivers both in Minneapolis and Las Vegas. FUNERAL SERVICE:3 p.m. Thursday, (Today) Bet Shalom Congregation, 13613 Orchard Rd., Minnetonka. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the Isaac and Rose Gershgol Scholarship Fund, Univ. of MN- Duluth, 315 Darland Admin. Bldg., 1049 University Drive, Duluth, MN 55812. SHIVA at 3750 Northome Rd., Deephaven, Thursday eve. 7 p.m. Hodroff-Epstein 612-871-1234 Online Guestbook at:


Duluth News Tribune (MN)

Date: April 24, 2008






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